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Disbursement

Check your WyoRecords account to make sure all of your Financial Aid requirements are satisfied.

Financial aid will disburse the first business day after the drop/add period for each term. After the first disbursement date of a semester, UW disburses aid nightly Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Once funds release, they will pay your UW charges. If there is a remainder, it will be disbursed to the student via WyoRefunds or paper check (if WyoRefunds is not setup with a direct deposit account). When a credit balance occurs, a refund will be made to the student within 14 days. For questions and additional information please contact Accounts Receivable.



  • For payment deadlines please visit the Accounts Receivable web page.
  • It is possible to set up a Banner charge account at the UW Bookstore to charge your books to your UW bill until your funds disburse.
  • Most types of aid are disbursed in two payments. This means that half of your aid will be issued to you at the beginning of fall and spring semesters.


  • You must be enrolled as a degree seeking student in order to receive financial aid.
  • If you are borrowing a loan, you will also receive a letter from your lender telling you about your rights and responsibilities as a borrower.
  • A separate award package is created for those attending summer session once the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid has received the Application for Summer Financial Aid.

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